Friedman Reveals All the GM's that the Toronto Maple Leafs Interviewed

Published May 29, 2023 at 6:01 PM

Toronto's Quest for a New GM Continues

Toronto continues its proactive search for a new General Manager (GM). News reports indicate that the Leafs have started to engage with prospective candidates for the crucial role.

Details About the GM Search as Shared by Elliotte Friedman

Elliotte Friedman, a sports insider, unveiled certain details about the Leafs' GM search on his widely-followed podcast, 32 Thoughts. He shared which contenders are in the race for the GM position at Toronto.

Candidates Interviewed for Toronto's GM Position

Joseph Zita, a prominent sports journalist, shared fascinating insights on his Twitter handle. His tweet conveyed Friedman's findings from the 32 Thoughts podcast:

Elliotte Friedman on 32T pod reiterated from Saturday night that

Treliving/TOR met in person
Bergevin/TOR interviewed on Zoom
Wilson/TOR spoke
Says someone told him there was someone else who had an in-person interview but can't confirm who it was.

It is now evident that Brad Treliving, Marc Bergevin, and Doug Wilson have all been engaged by the Leafs for the GM role. There remains a mystery candidate, who was interviewed but their identity remains a mystery.

The Ideal Candidate: An Experienced GM?

Following the pattern of the candidates so far, the Leafs are likely seeking an experienced GM. Treliving, Bergevin, and Wilson all have substantial tenure in the NHL and a reputation for making difficult decisions. Such traits align with what Brendan Shanahan, the team president, values in a potential GM.

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Friedman Reveals All the GM's that the Toronto Maple Leafs Interviewed

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